Basic best practices for professional email support

If everything is equal, the methodology you apply for professional email support can be the difference between you and the competition. Let’s be honest, your business email support is definitely not where you want to be outperformed. Offering best-in-class professional email support gives you the competitive edge! Business email policy If …

Why Trump’s Trade War With China Is So Risky

President Donald Trump’s looming trade war with China ratcheted up so quickly you might have missed it. Over the weekend, Trump engaged in a back-and-forth with the country that ultimately led him to threaten tariffs on $450 billion of Chinese imports. “We have to,” Trump told reporters Friday. “We’ve been …

5 Tips to Choosing the Best IRA Investment Type for Your Needs

Your choice of IRA investment can make all the difference between a good retirement, or ending up frustrated and dejected later on in life. Fortunately, choosing the best IRA doesn’t require any complex understanding of finance. You just need an element of rationality in your investment approach. In case you …

A Friendly Introduction to Flexbox for Beginners

In recent years, CSS layout has come of age, with dedicated tools for complex layouts replacing the various workarounds of using tables, floating, absolute positioning and so on. Flexbox (or the Flexible Box Layout Module) was the first of these dedicated layout modules, followed by CSS Grid Layout. In this …

Digitisation and culture of uncertainty lead employees to seek stability

Job security is the top reason employees in the UK joined their company, and also the main reason they stay, according to Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends study. With close to one in three employees  being concerned that AI and automation will replace their job, senior managers are also worried about the …

Insider tips and tricks for first-time festival and market vendors

When you’re an attendee at a festival or market, your job is simple: Have fun, eat good food, and shop. When you’re a market vendor, your job is infinitely more complex. Figuring out what you need to prepare in advance to have a successful booth at a market can be …

How the World Benefits from the Expansion of Microfinance

Having a healthy economy is difficult but attainable, and one of the best ways to keep things healthy is the arrival of new business ventures to keep the marketplace varied. Unfortunately, this is much easier said than done when it comes to developing countries because it’s much more difficult to …

Why experts are freaking out over the new way Google Chrome sign-in works

The internet has erupted over Google’s latest Chrome release — and not in a good way. With an updated user interface, enhanced password manager, and a slew of other updates, you would assume the latest version of Google’s popular web browser, Chrome 69, would be eliciting some pretty good responses. …

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Managing Your Emotions: A Key To Building Your Personal Brand

We care and take pride in what we do. As a result, events, situations and conversations can have a real emotional impact on us. Negative emotions expressed as fear, anger, stress, hostility and guilt can rub off on other colleagues, and also have a powerful impact on our personal reputations. …

Good managers shown to play a crucial role in enhancing worker performance

Employers make extensive investments in their employees; investing in hiring and retaining workers that match the firm’s needs. Now new research summarized by Kathryn Shaw, Stanford University, USA suggests that the hiring and training of good bosses may carry even more weight when it comes to workers’ performance. The study …

A Quick Guide to Business Etiquette Abroad

Even if you’re based at home sometimes you might need to travel. It’s tricky enough perfecting your business etiquette in your home country but when you’re attending meetings all over the world, there’s a whole host of cultural differences you need to take into account. While business etiquette in some countries …

Are you ready for the world of agile working we will experience in the 2020s?

Some organisations believe they have ‘done’ Agile Working. They have increased the ratio of people to desks and achieved a saving in accommodation costs. They have provided flexible working arrangements across the organisation and have enabled their people to work at home for part of their working week. Staff surveys …

Basic income experiment increased wellbeing but did not encourage people to find work

Giving jobless people in Finland a basic income for two years improved their self-perceived wellbeing but did not lead them to find work, researchers have concluded. In the trial, from January 2017 until December 2018, 2,000 unemployed Finns were paid a monthly flat amount of €560.  The aim was to see …

Podcast: Newsjacking for Gaining Publicity – Interview with Jeff Bradford

  Interview with Jeff Bradford, CEO of Nashville-based the Bradford Group Generating publicity for a business is becoming a much harder feat than in the “olden days” of public relations. Business professionals have to get creative if they want to stand out in today’s media climate. And what’s more creative than …

Technology is the art of arranging the world so we don’t have to experience it

If you’re a man, each morning as you leave the house you probably perform the bleary-eyed pocket patting ritual that, after a shower, shave and a cup of tea is your sole reassurance that you are in any way prepared for the day ahead. The thinking is that if you’re …

Choosing a Wireless Router for Your Home Office in 2018

Technology is slowly transforming the world into a small village by enhancing communication and flow of information. The internet is the greatest contributor to globalization. In fact, almost every part of the world can now access the internet. Among the popular ways individuals employ in internet use especially in a …

Facebook Messenger is building a ‘Watch Videos Together’ feature

Netflix and chill from afar? Facebook Messenger is now internally testing simultaneous co-viewing of videos. That means you and your favorite people could watch a synchronized video over group chat on your respective devices while discussing or joking about it. This “Watch Videos Together” feature could make you spend more …

Maybe the time has come to shoot the workplace messenger

I spent some time with Frank Duffy recently, releasing a stream of memories of working with him, first as an employee at DEGW during the 1980s, and then as a client while directing developer Stanhope’s research programme during the 1990s. Along with his long-term business partner, John Worthington, and thinkers …

Fostering creativity within organisations through space and culture

In organisations around the world, hierarchical structures are breaking down, replaced by deeply interconnected, constantly shifting networks, linked by innovative technology. Meanwhile, huge leaps forward in artificial intelligence promise to fundamentally change the nature of work, either by enhancing or replacing human-beings. Research by McKinsey suggests that half of today’s …

The First 3 Things You Should Do If You Misplace Your Social Security Card

It’s never easy when you lose things that are important to you. Whether it is jewelry, money, or important documents and identification, it can feel very frustrating. One of the most important things that you should not lose is your Social Security Card. But sometimes the inevitable happens and there …